New Delhi, January 23
Punjab, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala, MP and WB will start administering Covaxin from next week. Twelve states were already administering Covaxin.
So far, 15,37,190 persons have been inoculated.
A 1997 batch IAS officer, SK Panda became the first bureaucrat to be vaccinated on Saturday. He was inoculated as he is Deputy Director of AIIMS, Delhi, hence a frontline health worker. Panda said he felt exhilarated after taking the first of the two shots. — TNS